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American English: /ˈəpˌteɪk/
British English: /ˈʌpteɪk/

Translation of uptake in Spanish:


  • 1 (ability to understand) to be quick on the uptake
    agarrar or (esp Spain) coger las cosas al vuelo
    to be slow on the uptake
    ser duro de mollera
  • 2 (response) (British) the uptake for the course has been disappointing
    el interés expresado en el curso ha sido decepcionante
    Example sentences
    • The Public Health Minister said the vaccine remained the best form of protection against measles, mumps and rubella and most recent information suggested uptake was on the increase.
    • He welcomed the recent improved uptake in the MMR vaccine, which currently stands at around 77% of the target population.
    • In recent years uptake of the vaccination has decreased following claims it is linked to autism.
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